The PS4 has required a reputation for being more powerful than the Xbox One, but how much of that is true, and how much is over-simplification?
"The PS4 has required a reputation for being more powerful than the Xbox One, but how much of that is true, and how much is over-simplification?" anyone and everyone including devs, the companies that made the consoles and the users know for a fact the ps4 is the more powerful hardware, anyone that doesnt believe this is lying to themselves, in the end it doesnt really matter because people will buy what they want to buy. Its not like the xbone wont have decent games, the same as the WiiU, so something for everyone imo.
And the 360 was easier to program for than the PS3. Yet aside from multiplatform titles that never really amounted to much. Neither MS nor 3rd parties took advantage of that difference. Now after years of "exclusives don't matter" more and more they're becoming the deciding factor. And again MS isn't in the best position to take advantage of that as they gear up in house resources and buy dibs on sequels.
Graphically weaker the 360 was though wasn't it?
Isn't it funny that all articles, opinions and interviews around the subject of PS4 VS xb1 power difference always revolves around the Xb1 getting stronger, closing the gap to the ps4 as if the ps4 has been maxed out optimized to the fullest of its capabilities right through the gate sailing in a flat plateau until the end of this gen? Hmmm..
About that quote Magoo..."required a reputation". WTF?! Required for what? I don't think that word means what the author thinks it means. Maybe he could use the word "Acquire" on his next click-bait piece.
Just save up and get both. When will people realize that we need at least two solid competitors in the console world to balance each other and keep them innovating.
Im loving my xbox one :)
easy just put the PS4 on top of the Xbox one now theyre stacked up
I'm afraid that argument just doesn't... stack up It only works horizontally... The REAL question is how do they stack up vertically! And we all know MS' position on that!
Crap, I was going to say that. Great minds think alike ;p
I think the question asked was more of how much more.. Not that it wasn't in fact more powerful. Here's the quote that sums it up perfectly. "There are plenty of other (and more important factors) that affect image quality besides resolution. We may push 40% more pixels per frame on PS4, but it’s not 40% better as a result… your own eyes can tell you that.”
Yeh I dont really think you know what they meant by that, its not saying anything about the power difference really, they are just saying you cant judge a book by its cover. They are saying 40% extra res doesnt mean the game LOOKS 40% better.
[email protected] "I think the question asked was more of how much more.. Not that it wasn't in fact more powerful." We already know how much more powerful PS4 GPU than X1 GPU . Digitalfoundry benchmark both PS4 and x1 GPU with the PS4 with a average of 30% better real world preformance . No that's doesn't measures The PS4 other advantages . Like PS4 simpler faster unified GDRR5 memory architecture vs X1 more complex and slower DDR3 and to small 32 mb of Esram . Also other huge advantages of the PS4 GPU like 100% More ROPs 400% more ACE units PS4 and Huma. Also yes X1 CPU has a clock speed increase . But PS4 has a better benchmark of both CPU most likely because of x1 3 OS. http://www.eurogamer.net/ar...
But the point was resolution is a small part of what makes a game visually. Even df.. People put way too much weight into what they say.. They run pixel counters and measure framerate.. That's exactly what the metro dev was saying.. It may be 30-40% more pixels, but it doesn't mean it actually looks 30-40% better
When i read the title to article, I imagined literally stacking and xbox one and a ps4 on top..
The PS4 is a tank for a console. The xbone could have used a better gpu and dumped the kinnect as i never use it at all imo.
what's wrong with the ps4?
A tank means its powerful bro. Nothing wrong with that.
A more accurate comparison would be to say that the PS4's hardware is more versatile than the hardware of the Xbox One. The PS4's flexible RAM and 18 CU GPU give it the edge when it comes to developing games, rendering graphics, implementing frame rates, and producing HD resolution. It's not my opinion, it's just they way things are.
Things are changing. Everybody knew XB1 was behind a year in SDK development a year before XB1 launched, yet everybody forgot and bought into the Sony koolaid. Not saying PS4 won't *naturally* pull ahead later on but by then MSFT will have caught up negating PS4's hardware. It's like saying 360 was comfortably more powerful than PS3 based on the first year or so of last gen(PS3 issues). XB1 is starting to catch up with the might of MSFT's software prowess finally working with their hardware design. https://twitter.com/pastapa... Claiming a console victory based on launch games on new hardware is silly.
You Xbox fanboys still don't get it huh? No software will make the Xbone equally or more powerful than the PS4, period. Move on.
So much denial, bargaining, and self-reassurance in your comments.....I genuinely wonder about the mental state of people like you. Just...go and enjoy your X1 and be happy with the choice you made. http://i48.photobucket.com/...
Need more actual developers stating the facts so fanboys can stop making sh!t up.
They stack up better than this article!
I should imagine they'd stack up quite well, assuming the Xbox one was at the base....
One toy only plays this game , they other toy only plays that game.....so you must choose your toy carefully if you can only have one toy , ONCE YOU CHOOSE , play the damn thing and leave the other kids alone....
The PS4 is 20%-30% more powerful than the X1. That is a fact everyone knows. Maybe with efficient use of ESRAM, the Cloud and DX12 the gap will close a bit. The more important question is how better do COD, BF, AC, WD, Madden etc... look on the PS4. In a side by side blind test could a casual gamer reliably pick out one vs the other? The answer is no. The PS4 and Xbone look virtually the same. Maybe a 1 or 2% difference. The most important question is how much more fun are COD, BF, AC, WD etc to play on PS4 vs Xbone? The answer is 0%. Meanwhile DR3, F5, TF, SO, MCC, Halo 5, GOW etc... are all 100% more fun to play on X bone vs PS4
And all the PS4 exclusives are 100% more fun to play on PS4 vs Xbone. What's your point.
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